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    Posted 10 months ago

    DiscARTed
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    The things around us are so well designed and the people who develop them have usually spent hundreds of hours figuring out how best and most efficiently to design and manufacture these basic everyday items. I am fascinated with these basic objects and the inherent beauty they hold. I try to recognize this beauty and use these everyday items and give them structure so they can be appreciated in an artistic way. The core of these pieces are everyday Staples, and some other construction fasteners.

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    1. dav2no1 dav2no1, 10 months ago
      Cool stuff. My father was into Ham radio & electronics for over 50 years. Basement was full of parts. He even taught license classes, crystal trouble shooting, digital fundamentals and a few other classes for hams. He also repaired radios as a hobby. People would send him radios from all around the country. He specialized in Collins radios. My sister made some cool pieces ..like a serving tray with radio crystals, jewelry and a few other things.
    2. dav2no1 dav2no1, 10 months ago
      Here's a piece my sister did for me..similar to what your doing, but she used my old cigar labels..

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/288893-cigar-label-art
    3. DiscARTed DiscARTed, 10 months ago
      Dav2no1 love the stories and the cigar paper art. I just believe that Art and beauty is everywhere. Some people see it and some don’t. I enjoy seeing and hearing about people’s passion and what makes them happy even if it’s just briefly and no one else understands it.
    4. dav2no1 dav2no1, 10 months ago
      Thanks..I do a lot of art too. I kind of dabble in different stuff. I've done some industrial pieces and others..here's a few you may enjoy..

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/287753-vampire-slaying-kit

      Here's some garage & license plate art..

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/287195-my-license-plate-collection-and-garage-art#
    5. DiscARTed DiscARTed, 10 months ago
      Dav2no1
      Awesome stuff. I especially love the license plate array and all the Americana. So cool. Thanks for sharing.
    6. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 10 months ago
      wonderful pieces!
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      This look is newer in style. Very Brutalist style here.
    8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 10 months ago
      work of art!! very nice!!!

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